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  • dont just sit there
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 19, 2020
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    5 Safety Items Every House Should Have

    When you purchase a new home the first things you begin thinking about are paint colors, new furniture, and ways to make your new home look beautiful. And while beautifying your home is certainly exciting, safety in the home is something that is critical. It should be on the minds of every homeowner, especially when they are moving into a new home. It’s important to take the proper steps to make sure your home is safe in case of an emergency. This is something that can’t wait until tomorrow, so make sure your home has these important safety items. ​
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  • brighter days ahead
    Dusty Rhodes
      Mar 17, 2020
     
     
    • School
    • Home Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • affordable moving

    Smartbox Helps College Students Impacted by Campus Closures

    Due to the recent increase in Corona virus cases, colleges and universities across the country are ending terms early hoping to lessen the impact on their students and communities. Smartbox Portable Storage and Moving is ready to help. We are offering students displaced by campus housing closures the first 30 days of storage with us for *FREE (up to $99 value for rental fees). We realized this is a stressful time for everyone involved, we are here to support you.
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  • HI Neighbor
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 28, 2020
     
     
    • affordable moving
    • Moving
    • Moving with Kids
    • Portable Storage

    8 Easy Tips for Getting to Know Your Neighbors ​

    There are so many things to do when you move to a new home. You have loads of boxes to unpack, walls to paint, pictures to hang, and things to organize. But, once you have had a chance to get settled in, it can be really nice to get to know your neighbors. Your home is more than just the four walls that surround you. Your home is part of a neighborhood filled with people and families. Having a friendly face to greet you on the sidewalk or a neighbor who can provide that proverbial cup of sugar when you run out can make all the difference in truly feeling settled in your home. Whether you are brand new to the neighborhood or just haven’t taken the time to introduce yourself, here are a few easy ways to get to know your neighbors (and maybe even make a few new friends!)
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  • rainbow hall
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 27, 2020
     
     
    • Organization
    • Personal Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    The Importance of Using Portable Storage Containers to Move Houses

    Moving can be a stressful, exhausting, and complicated process for many homeowners. Between buying and selling your home to packing and moving all of your belongings, there are loads of things to do in a short period of time. Luckily, portable storage containers have provided a way to simplify the moving process by saving homeowners time and money. Here are just a few of the reasons why it can be helpful to use a portable storage container for your next move. ​
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  • Quiet the Chaos
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 21, 2020
     
     
    • Organization
    • Real Estate
    • Portable Storage
    • affordable moving
    • Moving

    How to Minimize the Moving Chaos with a Portable Storage Unit

    Moving is one of the most complicated and stressful tasks homeowners will experience. There are so many things to do, from packing and loading the contents of your entire home to buying and selling your home. With so many moving parts, it’s easy to become frustrated and overwhelmed. Luckily, portable storage units have simplified the process and can take much of the stress out of moving. Here are just a few of the ways these convenient containers can minimize the chaos of moving to make the entire process easier.
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  • thats a stat and a fact
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 20, 2020
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving

    12 Moving Statistics Everyone Should Know

    Whether it is a local move or a cross-country move, moving is a process virtually everyone does at least several times throughout their lives. Within the moving industry, there are different types of moves including local moves, state moves, regional moves, and international moves, and no matter the type, belongings must be packed with a plan in place.
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  • hit the highway
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 12, 2020
     
     
    • Long Distance Move
    • Packing Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Portable Storage

    5 Reasons to Use Portable Storage Units for a Cross Country Move

    Moving across the country is a huge task and can present a number of challenges. Aside from packing all of your belongings and transporting them thousands of miles, you have to find a place to live, find a school, learn your way around a new city, and try to meet new people. With so many changes, it can become overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to simplify the moving process as much as possible. Portable storage containers are a great option because they solve two problems at once: moving and storage. At a time when things can feel chaotic, portable storage containers provide the ease and convenience you need. Here are just a few reasons why portable storage units are perfect for your cross country move.
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  • signs of the times
    Dusty Rhodes
      Feb 05, 2020
     
     
    • Downsizing
    • Portable Storage
    • Real Estate
    • Packing Tips
    • Moving
    • affordable moving

    6 Common Reasons Families Choose to Move

    If you are contemplating whether or not to move, you’re not alone. On any given day, thousands of people are moving to a new home or even a new city. Though it’s a costly, time consuming, and stressful process, there are a variety of reasons why families choose to move. From jobs and finances to additional space and great schools, there are countless reasons why people choose to move. Not sure if moving is right for you? Here are a few of the most common reasons why families decide it’s time for a new home. ​
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  • mola
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 24, 2020
     
     
    • Packing Tips
    • Long Distance Move
    • affordable moving
    • Moving Myths
    • Moving

    4 Hacks for Cutting Down on Moving Expenses

    Moving is certainly one of the most stressful, chaotic, and time-consuming tasks a homeowner will experience. With so many things to do and remember, it’s easy to get frazzled along the way. To make matters worse, many homeowners incur quite a few expenses throughout the moving process. The good news, however, is that moving doesn’t have to put a strain on your bank account. Consider these budget friendly hacks that will help you cut down on your moving expenses.
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  • For the record
    Dusty Rhodes
      Jan 22, 2020
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Real Estate
    • Home Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • affordable moving
    • Personal Storage

    7 Smart Items to Store in a Portable Storage Unit When Selling Your House

    Selling a home is all about presentation which is why home staging is so critical. A vase of flowers, fresh baked cookies, and a fragrant candle can really make a good impression on buyers. On the other hand, certain items in the home can ruin your chances for a potential sale. It’s difficult to make your home look like a model home while you are still living there, but there are a few items that you should definitely put it storage while your home is on the market. Here are seven smart items you should consider storing out of sight if you are trying to sell your home. ​
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